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  • February 2019

    Expressive Art with Georgia Jones Today, 1 - 4 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    This program is open to people receiving cancer treatment as well as those who have completed cancer treatment

  • Health Info You Can Use! Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    New Castle Farmerʼs Market — Market Stage Area

    Each month the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute’s Community Health Outreach and Education Program presents health information and resources. Cancer risk assessments, free blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol screenings. Cancer awareness, education and screening information for Colorectal, Prostate, Skin and Lung cancer along with smoking cessation resources. Christiana Care Health Ambassadors offer resources and tips on raising a healthy family. Christiana Care Health Guides answer questions about health insurance and health resources. Stop by and see us —…

  • Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Monday, Feb. 25, 9 - 11 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute and Delaware Health and Social Services are partnering to offer free step-by-step self-management workshops for adults who are living with or caring for someone with a chronic condition, a cancer diagnosis or diabetes.

  • Mother/Baby Support Group Monday, Feb. 25, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Meet other moms and babies for an open discussion about a variety of topics, including adjusting to motherhood and caring for your baby. No registration required or cost to attend.

  • Caregiver Support Group Monday, Feb. 25, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

    The Caregiver Support Group will offer caregivers of loved ones with dementias or related memory impairment the opportunity to meet with other caregivers in similar situations in a confidential environment.

  • Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Monday, Feb. 25, 1 - 3:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Learn more about support techniques, how to prevent or delay health complications, decision making and communication skills to maintain active and fulfilling lives. This program is offered through Delaware Health and Social Services.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Afternoon Monday, Feb. 25, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Pumping Class Monday, Feb. 25, 3:15 - 4 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    A free class ideal for moms going back to work, exclusively pumping or with babies in the NICU.  Bring your pump to have a lactation consultant: Teach you how to use it. Share tips on how your pump can maximize your milk supply. Check your pump’s flanges. Classes are informal. Advance registration is not required; just walk-in. You can take this class prenatal or postpartum. Babies are welcome.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Monday, Feb. 25, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Newborn Class Monday, Feb. 25, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This hands-on session teaches early infant care, including diapering, umbilical cord care and infant safety. Great for for first-time parents, adopting parents, grandparents and other family members.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Wednesday, Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Facebook Live: Women and Heart Disease Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1 p.m.

    Join Christiana Care cardiologist Audrey Sernyak, M.D. on Wednesday, February 27 at 1 p.m. for Facebook Live: Women and Heart Disease. She will share facts for women about heart disease, helpful tips on heart health and heart disease prevention. Have a question? Dr. Sernyak answer your questions during a live video stream on Christiana Care’s Facebook page.

  • Chair Yoga Class Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is partnering with the Cancer Support Community to bring Chair Yoga to Newark. Join us for this free class which gently strengthens and stretches the whole body, all while seated. This weekly class is available to all cancer patients, caregivers and their family members.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Evening Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Breastfeeding Class Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Thursday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Labor & Delivery Tour Thursday, Feb. 28, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Expecting mothers are welcome to take a free tour of Christiana Hospital’s Labor and Delivery area.

  • New Approaches To Managing Obstructive Sleep Apnea Thursday, Feb. 28, 6:30 - 9 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Frustrated with your CPAP mask and other sleep-related issues? This event will feature new approaches to managing Obstructive Sleep Apnea through Upper Airway Stimulation Therapy. Presented by Dr. Kieran Connolly Complete the form below to register for this event. If you would prefer to register by phone, please call us at 800-693-CARE (2273).

  • Labor & Delivery Tour Thursday, Feb. 28, 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Expecting mothers are welcome to take a free tour of Christiana Hospital’s Labor and Delivery area.

  • March 2019

    30th Annual Update in Cardiology Saturday, Mar. 2, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This innovative symposium will examine practices in the management of diseases of the heart and circulatory system. Directed by both primary care physicians and specialist in cardiac care, nationally recognized faculty will address controversial issues, sustained paradigms, and practical issues across the broad spectrum of cardiology. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ & ABIM MOC points. The registration deadline is February 28, 2019.

  • Labor Basics Saturday, Mar. 2, 9 a.m. - noon

    Want to mix and match our Parent Education classes to fit your needs? Start with this Labor Basics class, and then add additional classes as desired.

  • Breastfeeding Class Saturday, Mar. 2, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

  • Labor Basics Sunday, Mar. 3, 9 a.m. - noon

    Want to mix and match our Parent Education classes to fit your needs? Start with this Labor Basics class, and then add additional classes as desired.

  • Newborn Class Sunday, Mar. 3, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This hands-on session teaches early infant care, including diapering, umbilical cord care and infant safety. Great for for first-time parents, adopting parents, grandparents and other family members.

  • Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Monday, Mar. 4, 9 - 11 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute and Delaware Health and Social Services are partnering to offer free step-by-step self-management workshops for adults who are living with or caring for someone with a chronic condition, a cancer diagnosis or diabetes.

  • Mother/Baby Support Group Monday, Mar. 4, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Meet other moms and babies for an open discussion about a variety of topics, including adjusting to motherhood and caring for your baby. No registration required or cost to attend.

  • Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Monday, Mar. 4, 1 - 3:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Learn more about support techniques, how to prevent or delay health complications, decision making and communication skills to maintain active and fulfilling lives. This program is offered through Delaware Health and Social Services.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Afternoon Monday, Mar. 4, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Monday, Mar. 4, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Newborn Class Monday, Mar. 4, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This hands-on session teaches early infant care, including diapering, umbilical cord care and infant safety. Great for for first-time parents, adopting parents, grandparents and other family members.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Relaxation and Breathing Tuesday, Mar. 5, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This enjoyable class will teach you stress-management techniques that you will be able to use throughout your life. Practice breathing through contractions and pushing.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Wednesday, Mar. 6, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Chair Yoga Class Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is partnering with the Cancer Support Community to bring Chair Yoga to Newark. Join us for this free class which gently strengthens and stretches the whole body, all while seated. This weekly class is available to all cancer patients, caregivers and their family members.

  • Parkinson’s Disease Education and Support Group Wednesday, Mar. 6, 3 - 4 p.m.

    Wilmington Hospital campus

    Meet other people with Parkinson’s disease and talk about how to cope with changes in your life. Speak to health professionals about how to live well with Parkinson’s disease. Care partners of individuals with Parkinson’s disease are welcome to join.

  • Multiple Myeloma Support Group Wednesday, Mar. 6, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Multiple Myeloma patients and families can share resources and receive support.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Evening Wednesday, Mar. 6, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Annual Swank Center Spring Symposium Thursday, Mar. 7, 8 a.m. - noon

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Join us for an informative morning sponsored by the Swank Center for Memory Care and Geriatric Consultation. Entitled Memory Care: Special Needs of a Vulnerable Population, this conference is intended to increase your knowledge regarding the management of persons with dementia. The day will include several presentations by our experts plus a panel discussion that will explore the challenges for medical, home, and safety issues for those with dementia. The content will be appropriate for clinicians and support staff who care…

  • Specialty Rehab Class Thursday, Mar. 7, 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Delaware Stroke Initiative (DSI) Thursday, Mar. 7, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Stroke survivors, their caregivers, family and friends are invited to attend our monthly meetings – a place where we gather to connect, share experiences, receive information and learn in a caring atmosphere.

  • Boot Camp for New Dads® Thursday, Mar. 7, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

    Wilmington Annex

    Our Boot Camp for New Dads® is a unique father-to-father, community-based workshop that equips men with the tools to successfully manage the transition into fatherhood. During this program for new dads and dads-to-be, we will share advice and tips on topics such as:  Safety. Breastfeeding. Handling a newborn. Dealing with friends. Changes in new mom. Feeding and changing. How to calm a crying baby. Finding work/home balance. Your relationship with mom. Handling parents and in-laws. AND anything else on your mind! Registration is required…

  • Faith, Uncertainty and Cancer Thursday, Mar. 7, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Receive spiritual support and guidance and explore issues such as faith, meaning, purpose, uncertainty, doubt and quality of life. Facilitated by Sister Julian Wilson, MSFL, ACC and Michelle Bailiff, LCSW.

  • Diabetes Support Group Thursday, Mar. 7, 6 - 8 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This month’s topic: The Discovery of Insulin Speaker: Amy Wachter, M.D. The Diabetes Support Group is designed to support you through group discussion about diabetes. The group meets once per month in the Fall and Spring, with a new topic for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes explored during each session. All are welcome. No registration is required. To learn more about the topic for each month call 302-661-3070.

  • Weight Loss Surgery Seminar Thursday, Mar. 7, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Wilmington Hospital campus

    Join us for a free, comprehensive seminar to learn if weight-loss surgery is right for you. You will have the opportunity to meet a bariatric surgeon to answer your questions.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Thursday, Mar. 7, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Mini-Medical School Thursday, Mar. 7, 6:30 p.m.

    Designed for individuals who want to gain a deeper understanding of the world of medicine, Mini-Medical School is a free, six-week series of lectures for adults of all ages and high school students co-sponsored with the Delaware Academy of Medicine / Delaware Public Health Association. Attendees learn about important trends in diagnosing and treating illness and general health topics. Faculty will provide in-depth lectures and allow time for questions to enhance the experience. There are no tests or grades. No…

  • Expressive Art with Georgia Jones Friday, Mar. 8, 1 - 4 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    This program is open to people receiving cancer treatment as well as those who have completed cancer treatment

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